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PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 


A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  


Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: March 28, 2008

Bozeman, MT – It's "lights out at eight" on Saturday night in Montana. Several environmental groups are promoting turning off the lights for one hour in the evening, as part of an international observance of "Earth Hour." Montana State Rep. Mike Phillips of Bozeman lists several good reasons t ...Read More

Missoula, MT – Montana will soon see new jobs in the trees. The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) has outlined projects on national forest land in Montana, Northern Idaho and North Dakota this year that will create more than 60 area jobs. People will be put to work repairing crumbling roads and trail ...Read More

Springtime means spring cleaning for many Californians, but you may not realize that the cleaning products you're using could be making you sick. A grassroots movement is underway to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals in the home. Dori Gilels, with the group Women's Voices for the Earth, says "gree ...Read More

Chicago, IL – Seventy percent more Illinois children are covered by public health insurance, preschool enrollment is up more than 1,000 percent, and there are fewer kids in foster care. Those are the successes of the past 20 years being touted with the release of the new Illinois 'Kids Count' ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – It happens both in small towns and urban neighborhoods across Iowa -- the local grocery store shuts its doors for good, and many residents have little choice but to depend on the closest convenience store for groceries. In Des Moines, the Hy-Vee food store chain says its store ...Read More

Denver, CO – A new anti-hate campaign is looking for one million allies. It begins this weekend as part of a ten-year observance marking the death of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student who was fatally beaten in what has been described as a hate crime. Matthew's mother, Judy ...Read More

Seattle, WA – There's rough weather ahead for Columbia River salmon, and the culprit is global warming, according to a study released Thursday. A compilation of recent scientific research, the report concludes that a rise in river temperatures, smaller snowpacks, and more winter rain could com ...Read More

Garden City, NY - Kids under age four in New York have been getting a "head start" on Head Start, through a home visit early education programs for many years now, and New York educators want to spread their success nationwide. Sarah Walzer with the Parent-Child Home Program says weekly home visits ...Read More

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